Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • Global rights group denounce Gloria Arroyo acquittal, injustice

    DAVAO – International delegates coming from several international solidarity missions in the Philippines today decry the Supreme Court’s dismissal of plunder charges filed against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and the elation of the current presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza on the ruling. Dureza, a former …

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  • International networks to visit defiant farming communities in Bukidnon

    International participants gather today to start the three-day long solidarity visit to the Buffalo-Tamaraw-Limus (BTL) communities in Maramag, Bukidnon to express their support for the communities’ assertion of their rights. The 24 participants, mostly coming from the United States of America, haven chosen the BTL …

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  • Karapatan files UN complaint on arson of Lumad evacuation center

    At the 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Switzerland March 7, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland – Human rights activists from Karapatan participating at the 31st United Nations Human Rights Council session submitted a complaint/letter of allegation to UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights …

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  • Green groups storm DMCI, demand closure of its Zambales nickel mine

    MAKATI City—Today on the 21st Anniversary of Philippine Mining Act of 1995, environmental advocates from Metro Manila, Zambales and Batangas amassed outside the office of the DM Consunji (DMCI) company. The protesters aired their demands for the stoppage of the destructive mining and pollutive power …

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  • UNIFIED STATEMENT: Filipino youth in Canada condemn arson attack against Lumad

    The national preparatory committee of Anakbayan in Canada strongly condemn the burning of the Lumad evacuation camp at United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Haran in Davao City. Initial reports reveal that at 2:00 am on February 24th, three unidentified men poured gasoline …

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